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Come and visit our library which boasts over 18,000 Japan-related items. Our collection features a range of material including fiction, non-fiction, manga, DVDs, music CDs and extensive language resources.

Year-end bonus loan quota

Enjoy some holiday reading with a few extra library books. Loan quotas will temporarily increase in December and due dates extended to after the break.

Free Library Card — Max 7 items (usually 5 items)
Paid Member — Max 15 items (usually 10 items)

Library service closes 6pm, December 21st and resumes on January 12th (Saturday).

Hatsumode to Our Library (January 12, 2019)

Happy New Year 2019!

On the library’s first opening day in 2019, special activities will be running throughout the day, and you and your family are invited to join us!

More information here

Japanese Tabletop Gaming Room (January 19 & 21-24, 2019)

The Gaming Room is back during the school holiday!

Try your hand at a sample of Japanese board games and card games. A room will be set up for visitors to play pickup games of shogi, go, hanafuda, hyakunin isshu and more.

More information here

Yomikikase : Japanese Storytime for Children (February 2, 2019)

Bring your children for a fun session of storytelling and craft-making at our library. We will feature  Setsubun (the end of Japanese winter ceremony) in our storytime. The session also includes fun mamemaki (bean-throwing) activity to drive evils out of your home before the new season starts.

More information here

Kid’s Reward Card

Receive one stamp for each of the following (once per day):
• Borrow one or more kid’s items
• Participate in a library mini event

Please note: Lost cards will not be replaced. For use by kids (grade 6 or less).

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Mon to Fri: 10am – 6pm
Sat*: 10am – 4pm
(*occasionally closed. see the calendar below)

An after-hours returns chute is located at the entrance of the library and available 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Access might not be available on retail holidays such as Christmas.

(02) 8239 0055

Banner photo: Brett Boardman

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